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Venue Service Supervisor

  • Employer: Brighton & Hove City Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/733/13978
  • Published: Wed 26/05/2021, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 20/06/2021, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37
  • Salary: £20,092 - £21,748
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: BN1 2GR

Job introduction

We are looking for a Venue Services Supervisor to join our busy team of Supervisors to be responsible for the cleaning, setup and breakdown of sets, staging and seating for events.

The Venue Services Supervisor, along with colleagues will be responsible for the setup and breakdown of sets, staging and seating for events at the Brighton Centre by leading Venues Services Personnel and any casual employees working within the venues section during specific shifts whereby the team will be working overnight, at heights, operating plant equipment which requires specialist, recognised training and certification.

About the role

The Brighton Centre is an internationally known venue of considerable scale; it hosts conferences, events, exhibitions, meetings, festivals and concerts with a capacity of up to 5,500. The Brighton Centre sells in the region of 250,000 tickets per annum for its live entertainment programme consisting of approximately 90 live performances and holds on average 20 major conventions per year, amounting to a combined total of approximately 220 occupied event days per annum. This contributes to an annual economic impact to the City of Brighton & Hove of circa £1bn per annum, contributing to 18,000 jobs in the local area

To be responsible for the setup and breakdown of sets, staging and seating for events at the Brighton Centre by leading Venues Services Personnel and any casual employees working within the venues section during specific shifts whereby the team will be working overnight, at heights, operating plant equipment which requires specialist, recognized training and certification.

Brighton Centre - Venue Service Supervisor

  • To take independent and sole responsibility for operational requirements for the buildings event preparations to the satisfaction of venue hirers and users during the period of preparation.
  • To determine and implement solutions independent of Event Managers if problems or resources are encountered which could jeopardise the successful management of an event, conference or entertainment concert.
  • To lead and be the decision maker responsible for Venue Services Assistants and any casual staff engaged for the set up or running of an event to ensure quality control of their work as required, particular during extended shifts and overnight working shifts by being focussed, experienced and aware of the importance of their role in delivering events worth £100ks of income to the venue and city.
  • To interpret event plans and independently come up with solutions if for whatever reason, plans cannot be realised. To be creative and make adjustments and to take sole responsibility for delivering the venue in an 'event ready' state for the next event or tenancy, without immediate access to a manager for approval.
  • To assist the Venues Building Manager in the general maintenance and upkeep of the fabric of the venues to include painting and decorating and light maintenance to a domestic standard.
  • To assist the Venues Building Manager in the general maintenance and upkeep of the fabric of the venues to include painting and decorating and light maintenance to a domestic standard.
  • The position carries with it the potential for long hours working to very tight timelines, under pressure to deliver the best facilities management outcomes for The Venues Section.

Interview date: Thu 8th or Fri 9th July 2021

For an informal discussion, please contact Michael Kirman-Marcham - House and Event Manager, Michael.Kirman-Marcham@brighton-hove.gov.uk or on 01273 292693

TO APPLY - as part of your application, you will need to answer some branching questions. To help you, some guidance has been attached to the advert below.

Additional information

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is less than 37 hours or term-time only.

Work Permits: This role does not meet the requirement for UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System. Successful candidates will need to evidence that they have the Right to Work in the UK.

Company information

We welcome applications from all sections of the community but particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as disabled, LGB, female or trans as these groups are currently under-represented in our Directorate workforce.

At Brighton & Hove City Council we offer staff a range of benefits. If you choose to work for us, in return we can offer you:

A competitive salary
Career average pension scheme
Generous holiday (23 days rising to 25 days after 5 years)
An opportunity to enhance your knowledge and skills
Staff discounts
A range of other staff benefits

Find out more about Living in Brighton & Hove on our website.

  • Employer: Brighton & Hove City Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/733/13978
  • Published: Wed 26/05/2021, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 20/06/2021, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37
  • Salary: £20,092 - £21,748
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: BN1 2GR